Faculty of Science

The Nordic Aerosologist Award goes to Dr Antti Lauri

The award is for his outstanding activities in education of young scientists. Dr Lauri has been active in developing training in transferable skills such as project management, proposal writing, scientific outreach, international collaboration, and pedagogy.

The Nordic Society for Aerosol Research, NOSA, has awarded Dr Antti Lauri, Department of Physics, the Nordic Aerosologist Award 2016 for his outstanding activities in education of young aerosol scientists in the Nordic countries.

Dr Lauri obtained his PhD degree in physics in 2007. Since that time he has worked as the education coordinator in several local, national, and Nordic education and research programmes.

Permanent member in the Teachers´ Academy

Dr Lauri has been active in developing training in transferable skills such as project management, proposal writing, scientific outreach, international collaboration, and pedagogy. In 2014 he was selected as a permanent member in the Teachers' Academy of the University of Helsinki, currently involving 70 top teachers of the university.

He has made a large and important contribution to the education of young aerosol researcher in the Nordic countries, not just by organizing education programmes, but also through increasing the collaborations on the educational topic between Nordic aerosol groups.

Furthermore, he is currently the chairman of the Finnish Association of Aerosol Research.

By this award, Dr Antti Lauri is recognised for being a key person for the present and future achievements of Nordic aerosol science education. The award was presented to Dr Lauri by the NOSA president during the NOSA annual symposium in Aarhus, Denmark.

Photo: Janne F.J. Korhonen

6.4.2016